• If you can see it, then you can believe it, and then you can become it. You want to make changes in your life but keep putting them off. One of the best ways to start making those changes is to visualize them until you make them happen. Try to see yourself where you want […]
  • The secret to success and a high level of personal motivation comes from the inside out, not the outside in. Through your Kung Fu practice you will improve your life in so many ways: improved physical fitness, better endurance, stronger muscles, and increased metabolism, but it is the internal aspects you will cherish the most. […]
  • You may not be entering the Olympics, but you can still be a champion. You don’t have to win a gold medal to be a champion, but you can train and act like a champion. Champions train consistently, encourage others around them, bring out the best in their teammates, and always have a winning attitude. […]
  • When you move your body, you raise your spirits. The easiest way to stay motivated is to stay consistent in your practice. The more you train, the better you feel inside and outside of the school. You will find that consistent practice will give you more energy in your daily life.
  • Congratulations to our students who ranked for their next sashes! To Purple Sash Tom Roy To Green Sash Purple Stripe Alonso Moreno To Yellow Sash Green Stripe Antonio Fontes To Yellow Sash Elan Cannon Jen Kearney Kevin Sheppard To White Sash Yellow Stripe Elizabeth Atherton Nick Deese Christopher Fritz Giovanni Sabatelli Roger Zimmerman To White […]
  • Don’t hope for your life to become easier. Push yourself to be a stronger and more capable person. Students become discouraged in their practice because they are pushing themselves too hard, or they are not pushing themselves hard enough. “Kung Fu” translates approximately to “skill that is acquired through hard work over time.” Students need […]
  • Motivation is literally the desire to do things. So figure out what you want, and start being who you want to be. No one, including yourself, can make you feel bad or less than you really are, without your permission. Having pride in yourself, what you do, and how you do it is the underlying […]
  • Your ultimate test of whether you can be a true partner will be in sparring. The average martial arts school has a very small percentage of their student body who truly enjoys sparring. The reason these students enjoy it so much is because they are skilled at it. They get in there and do what […]
  • The only way to learn how to be a partner is to work with other people. As you move through the practice, you will need to learn how to partner up with another student. The first step is to learn how to hold bags/pads. When students first start training, they often hold the bag/pad up […]
  • In the martial arts it is difficult to understand the distinction between “partners” and “opponents.” As a Kung Fu student it is very important to understand the difference between a “partner” and an “opponent,” especially since these two can either make or break your practice. Most martial arts schools use the “opponent” mindset. Using the […]